MGASA-2021-0379 - Updated transfig package fixes a security vulnerability

Publication date: 27 Jul 2021
URL: https://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2021-0379.html
Type: security
Affected Mageia releases: 8
CVE: CVE-2021-3561

An Out of Bounds flaw was found fig2dev version 3.2.8a. A flawed bounds check
in read_objects() could allow an attacker to provide a crafted malicious input
causing the application to either crash or in some cases cause memory
corruption. The highest threat from this vulnerability is to integrity as well
as system availability (CVE-2021-3561).

References:
- https://bugs.mageia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=29126
- https://lists.opensuse.org/archives/list/[email protected]/thread/RK4BRVCUPZKN5VS2JGWBPYITONWJCIZJ/
- https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/[email protected]/thread/C44WSY5KAQXC3Y2NMSVXXZS3M5U5U2E6/
- https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2021-3561

SRPMS:
- 8/core/transfig-3.2.8a-1.mga8